Taxon profile


Rice Weevil
Sitophilus oryzae (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Dryophthoridae »  genus Sitophilus

Scientific synonyms

Calandra oryzae (Fabricius) Gistl, 1848
Curculio oryzae Linnaeus, 1758 o
Sitophilus sasakii Takahashi, 1928


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Similar species

Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky, 1855 - Greater Rice Weevil

Links and literature

EN OzAnimals - Australian Wildlife [] [as Sitophilus oryzae]
Data retrieved on: 14 April 2013
EN Pest Information Wiki [Sitophilus_oryzae]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Sitophilus oryzae (Linnaeus)]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [257267]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Sitophilus oryzae (Linnaeus, 1763)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Šefrová H., Laštůvka Z. (2005): Catalogue of alien animal species in the Czech Republic, Acta univ. agric. et silvic. Mendel. Brun., LIII, No. 4, pp. 151-170 [as Sitophilus oryzae (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 23 December 2018

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